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Ms. Cumberledge from Jeannette PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Comfortably in 1st Grade!

Help me give my students comfortable floor seats they can use while reading around the classroom!

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 1st graders love to read! They are determined to decode words and comprehend what they are reading! Although they are just learning to read, they are wonderful at using their reading strategies to figure out words and use picture clues! I have implemented small group instruction within my classroom to meet all of my students' needs. During guided reading I work with small groups of students while the others are broken off into groups completing activities, reading together, and playing games to practice phonics skills.

My students are book-loving, collaborative, helpful, and eager to learn!

These small but mighty 6 and 7 year olds love to read and complete activities in crazy places and comfortable spots around the classroom.

My Project

The floor seats will not only allow my students to comfortably read around the classroom, but encourage creative teamwork. My plan is to create an inviting space for the students to sit around a table lowered to the ground while using their floor seats. My students are always up out of their desks around the room working independently, with partners, and small groups at multiple different areas. By incorporating this new flexible seating option in my classroom, the students will be more motivated to learn, more engaged in the activity, and have a choice of where they want to sit. From past experiences, I have noticed great improvement in student work when they are able to get up and pick where they want to sit.

Flexible seating options will keep my students hard at work, motivated, and engaged in all aspects of learning!

The products I have selected will give my students additional seating options for independent work and group work as well. These floor seats can be easily moved around the room and used at a table lowered closer to the ground. These seats will also be extremely helpful for students that need to sprawl out on the ground or take a break from their chair. These floor chairs will create so much excitement for my 1st graders!

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LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98

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